During this weekend's golf at St. Andrews, the venerable Sean McDonough let slip the equivalent of an expletive on ESPN's coverage. "...the British Open -- the Open, pardon me..." The tournament was in Scotland, which, last I checked, remains in Britain.
Although all sport is a metaphor for life, it seems golf is the most profound of all. It's the only sport that pits you against the most daunting of opponents... yourself. It's the only game that can never be won.